Defence

A Tornado takes off from RAF Marham.

Final chapter of UK air operations in Afghanistan begins as Marham squadrons carry our handover

Norfolk air crews are seeing out the final stages of Allied operations in Afghanistan.

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Number 31 Squadron from RAF Marham are currently participating in a week long exercise at the base, as part of their final stages of preparation for their forthcoming deployment to Afghanistan. Picture: Ian Burt

Gallery: RAF Marham holds media day as Squadron 31 set to embark on last trip to Afghanistan

Airmen from RAF Marham are preparing to embark on their final tour of duty of Afghanistan as Britain gets ready to pull out its troops after 13 years of sacrifice and heroism.

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Afghanistan is more than ready to stand on it’s own two feet

Was the British involvement in Afghanistan worth it? CHRIS BISHOP talks to the final commander of Task Force Helmand

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Nearly 100 UK soldiers have travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to help maintain stability ahead of the October elections.

 

Ninety-five members of the Light Dragoons cavalry regiment deployed recently, following the Defence Secretary's announcement to parliament in June that the UK would provide extra support to the EU's peacekeeping mission in Sarajevo.

 

Photo: Sgt Brian Gamble

Light Dragoons sent to Bosnia to give support during elections

A squadron from the Norfolk-based Light Dragoons has been deployed to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Change of command ceremony at RAF Lakenheath.

New base commander gets a warm welcome at official handover

The new commander of RAF Lakenheath has said the importance of the American airbase remains strong after he took over the prestigious role at an official ceremony.

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